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October
1800
Fri
2019
6:00 pm Dearly Departed @ Colonel Palmer House
Dearly Departed @ Colonel Palmer House
@6:00 pm – @8:00 pm
Dearly Departed @ Colonel Palmer House
  Ripped from the pages of history, Dearly Departed: A Doleful Story will follow several decades in the life of Charles S. Dole and his colorful family.  You will experience the true story of Dole … Continued

Past Events

Made in Crystal Lake Exhibit

When:
March 9, 2019@10:00 am – April 26, 2019@5:00 pm
2019-03-09T10:00:00-06:00
2019-04-26T17:00:00-05:00
Where:
Colonel Palmer House
660 E. Terra Cotta Ave.
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ashley Palazzo
815-477-5873

Exhibit Hours:

Thursdays and Fridays 11 AM – 5 PM

Saturdays  10 AM – 4 PM

Note:  This exhibit will be closed from April 4 – 11 due to another scheduled event at the Colonel Palmer House.

Explore items past and present that are rooted in Crystal Lake.  From the beginning, our city has been a leader in providing food, technology, building products and other manufactured wares that have shaped society.  Enjoy artifacts, photos, and information on:  Ice Harvesting, CL Pickling Works, Bowman Dairy, Slatter Wallpaper Mill, Duntile Factory, American Terra Cotta & Ceramic Co.,  Schramm Nursery, Ero Manufacturing Co., Knaack Products, Oak Industries, National Grain Yeast Co., and Dodge Trophy Co.